2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Asap

  • Closing date

    31 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,737.00 - £23,114.00 Annually (Actual) Plus London Weighting of £2175

Assistant Caretaker job summary

The Mount Stewart Schools Federation is seeking a dedicated Assistant Caretaker to join our vibrant team. This role is pivotal in maintaining a safe, clean, and welcoming environment across our schools, ensuring that both staff and students can thrive.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the security of school premises, including locking/unlocking buildings, operating alarm systems, and conducting regular security checks.
  • Assist in the upkeep of school premises, undertaking minor repairs, cleaning duties, and maintaining outdoor spaces.
  • Support the organisation and movement of furniture and manage the orderly storage of supplies.
  • Play a pivotal role in emergency procedures and contribute to the overall ethos and aims of the school.

We’re Looking For Someone With:

  • NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent) and Level 1 Safeguarding awareness.
  • A strong understanding of health and safety regulations, including COSHH, legionella, and asbestos testing.
  • Competency in communication, teamwork, and customer service.
  • Flexibility to assist with extracurricular lettings and occasional weekend duties.

Why Join Us?

  • Be part of a supportive and dynamic team dedicated to providing an exceptional educational environment.
  • Opportunity to contribute significantly to the safety and wellbeing of our students and staff.
  • Engage in continuous professional development and training.

Application: This role requires a high degree of contact with children or vulnerable adults and is subject to an enhanced disclosure through the DBS as part of Brent Council’s pre-employment checks.

If you are passionate about contributing to the positive development of our schools and possess the skills we seek, we would love to hear from you. Join us in making a difference in the lives of our students and the broader school community.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Mount Stewart Infant School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
312 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 7

School location

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